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SOSCuisine Supports Walk for Alzheimer’s

For the past ten years, Walk for Alzheimer’s, which this year takes place on 28 May, has been the most important fundraiser in Canada for Alzheimer’s disease and related disorders. Over 150 communities take part, from one ocean to the other. The funds raised are used to improve the quality of life of people living […]

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Common Allergies: Mustard, Eggs, Soy

In our last common allergies article, we covered peanuts, wheat, and milk. In this article, we’ll look at three more common allergies that are a little less obvious: mustard, eggs, and soy.

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Common Food Allergies: Peanuts, Wheat, and Milk

Food and health organisations have made life easier for people who live with food allergies. Here in Canada, the most common food allergies must be labelled on products in a way that’s fast and easy for consumers to understand. However, in a world where every bit of a product is used, labels aren’t always enough. In […]

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6 Facts and Fictions About Gluten and Celiac Disease

The trend for gluten-free diets cannot be ignored. In fact, based on the wide availability of gluten-free foods, you’d be forgiven for thinking we’re in the middle of a gluten intolerance epidemic. But with all the conflicting information on gluten and the disorders it causes, how do you know what’s real?

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A Balanced Vegan Diet in 3 Easy Steps

Veganism is increasingly on trend, just look at the number of vegan restaurants and shops opening their doors. This “extreme” version of vegetarianism forbids the consumption of any product containing animals or animal derivatives. That means no meat, gelatin, dairy, eggs, or honey. Some adepts don’t even wear animal products, so no wool or silk […]

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Diet Tips to Combat Sleep Disorders

Each year in March we lose an hour of sleep. This change can result in difficulty falling asleep, waking up in the night, disrupted sleep…. With as a consequence, tiredness that can last days or even weeks.

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Going Vegetarian to Avoid Alzheimer’s?

The statistics around Alzheimer’s disease are far from encouraging. They predict that within 15 years, around 1 million Canadians will be affected by a cognitive disease. Wouldn’t it be good if there existed a type of diet that would enable us to prevent neurodegenerative diseases like Alzheimer’s?

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6 Nutrients Beginner Vegans Should Pay Attention To

27 March, 2017 No Comments

Vegan diets are nothing new, but to beginner vegans, they can be tricky to get just right. These 6 nutrients are often difficult to find in significant quantities in a vegan diet if you aren’t careful. Here are some tips and recipes to help new vegans eat well.

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How to Track Your Body Composition in the Off-Season

Let me start this article on body composition by saying that hockey performance is not determined by body composition. However, there is an ideal body composition for you to achieve your best hockey performance. The ideal body composition for you will not be the same as someone else’s (certainly not the same as a random […]

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How to Increase your Intake of Omega 3 (Video)

Omega 3’s are important for health—they have a protective effect on cardiovascular health and could even prevent Alzheimer’s disease. There are many Omega 3 supplements and Omega 3 enriched products on the market. But it is also possible to obtain all the Omega 3 you need from your diet!

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Migraines and Diet: Is There a Link?

23 February, 2017 1 Comment

Migraines are no fun! Suffering from them myself, I know how debilitating they can be. Each person experiences them differently, whether through a heightened sensitivity to noise, light or smells, vision problems, and all this with headaches that vary from very uncomfortable to nearly unbearable. Despite the fact the medical community doesn’t understand the process […]

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20 Years of the Expo Manger Santé

23 February, 2017 No Comments

In 1997, Renée Frappier launched a public event centered around natural and organic food. Pleasure, sharing, education, this year marks 20 years of Expo Manger Santé et Vivre Vert. The 18 and 19 March in Quebec, then from 24 to 26 March in Montreal, new and regular visitors are invited to the latest, which is […]